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PULL ROPE WON'T RECOIL AND IS FULLY OUT

STARTED POULAN PP3516 AND PULL ROPE WILL NOT RECOIL

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Possible broken return spring or excess junk in starter mechanism. Remove starter assembly to check out.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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